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Mary Frances McVay Roark
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Birth: May 2, 1875
Catahoula Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1960
Olla
La Salle Parish
Louisiana, USA

OLLA (Special) - An 83-year-old Olla woman burned to death yesterday afternoon when her clothes caught fire as she was burning trash at her daughter's home.

Mrs. Mary Frances Roark was pronounced dead...at 3 p.m. yesterday.

Funeral services will be held today for Mrs. Roark at 2:30 p.m. at the Aimock [sic Aimoch] Baptist Church with the Revs. Spence, L. E. Poole and J. C. Bedford officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Riser and Son Funeral Home of Columbia.

She is survived by her daughter [Mrs. Rosie Andrews] and two sons, Jamey [sic Genie] Roark and Eddie Roark, both of Jena; and 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Excerpted from The Monroe Morning World (LA), Saturday, December 24, 1960.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John R. McVey (1847 - 1921)
 
 Spouse:
  James Monroe Roark (1862 - 1948)*
 
 Children:
  Genie C. Roark (1901 - 1976)*
  Allen F. Roark (1902 - 1946)*
  Rosa Roark Andrews (1906 - 1991)*
  Eddie Yancey Roark (1910 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Obituary, full name and biographical information provided by Ron Manley # 46788603. Parental information provided by Nora P. # 46493175.
 
Burial:
Aimoch Cemetery
Nickel
La Salle Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Tommye Price
Record added: Feb 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33713811
Mary Frances <i>McVay</i> Roark
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 Added: Nov. 22, 2012

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 Added: Jul. 30, 2009
 
 
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